Building Your First Salesforce Application

by Scott Allen

Learn how to work with Salesforce.com by creating custom applications. Start by signing up for a developer account on Salesforce.com, and finish with a full application including reports and dashboards that work on both desktops and mobile devices.

What you'll learn

Do you need to learn how to build an application in Salesforce? In this course, Building Your First Salesforce Application, you will start at the beginning with Salesforce.com and learn how to customize Salesforce for your own business. First, you will create a custom object to store information. Then, you will learn how to use the Salesforce Object Manager to define fields and layouts for the data. Finally, you will explore how to create a custom Salesforce Lightning application with charts, reports, and dashboards, and see how to put the important information in front of our users and customers. By the end of the course, you'll know how to build your own Salesforce applications using the Salesforce Lightning experience.

About the author

Scott has worked on everything from 8-bit embedded devices to large scale web sites during his 15+ years in commercial software development. Since 2001, Scott has focused on server-side and web technologies, like ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, Windows Workflow, Silverlight, and LINQ. Scott is also a speaker at national conferences like VSLive!, as well as code camps and user groups near his hometown of Hagerstown, MD. Scott has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP since 2005, and has written or co-... more

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